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January 04, 2008

Eyewitness Account of one caucus site

I just got back from the caucus, and I'm polishing off a bottle of Boone's Farm with a Hardee's Ham & Cheese Sammich. The long national nightmare is now over, and New Hampshire, I've got one thing to say to you:

TAG! YOU'RE IT!

Here's the raw numbers from Madison County (both the city & rural precincts combined):

Mike Huckabee 395 (43.5%)
Mitt Romney 146 (16.1%)
Fred Thompson 139 (15.3%)
John McCain 96 (10.6%)
Ron Paul 85 (9.4%)
Rudy Giuliani 31 (3.4%)
Duncan Hunter 12 (1.3%)
John Cox 3 (0.3%)
Alan Keyes 1 (0.1%)

When they asked me to come up on the stage to give my speech, they had me sitting between our local State Representative (who was there for Romney) and Huck's sister (who was there for, duh!). There were people there for Giuliani (some dude I've never met), McCain (a high school chick, who did a darn good job, though she did appeal to emotion a little too much), and some other guy who was there for the Paul-bots. I was a little disappointed to see some familiar faces there with Paul stickers on, but I guess you never can tell.

I had to rip the speech down to it's bare bones, 'cuz the first time I tried to read it, the clock hit 2:30 while I still had three paragraphs to go. I made it through the speech without feeling the tap on my shoulder from the chairman (the Paul guy got tapped three times before he finally shut up), and my wife's got video of the speech on her digital camera.

Yeah, right. Like I'm gonna share it with any of you. Morons.

I'll write more tomorrow about the statewide numbers after I've had a chance to unwind & reflect on the event.


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posted by Russ from Winterset at 12:25 AM

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